Jackson has a total population of 36,316 and a student population of 10,161. Of these students, 7,729 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Jackson Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Jackson, based on student population. In 2010, Jackson Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in medical transcription.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Jackson's medical transcription schools. If you decide to attend one of Jackson's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,435 per year in instate tuition and $15,755 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,104 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jackson-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $5,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,271.
If you plan on staying in Jackson after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Jackson, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 5% in Jackson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.